The coveted crown for the All American Girl Pageant Saturday went to Savannah Bewley, who was picked among 33 fellow Graham High School contestants.
Morgan Gober earned first runner-up while Callie George was declared second runner among six finalists. Madison Shook captured the distinction of tops in the talent division.
The theme, “The Magic of the Night: Phantom of the Night,” was carried out in stage decorations at the Memorial Auditorium and escorts’ attire. During the formal gown presentation, 34 contestants were presented by emcees and GHS Thespians Sidney Buschmann and Josh Arellano. Grant Cusenbary, Nick Saunders, Nathan King and Zeland Culpepper served as escorts.
Each girls introduced herself and named the GHS club or organization she represented. The GHS Theater department provided the entertainment and sound/lighting. After the gown competition, finalists for the All-American Girl finalists were announced. (Read the rest of the story in the Oct. 30 meeting of The Graham Leader.